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Police Recruitment : Job Details

Police Officer Trainee

Police Force:City of Los Altos
Location:South Bay
Salary:$6,439.00 - $7,826.00 Monthly
Close Date: Jun 13, 2014
Salary: $6,439.00 - $7,826.00 Monthly


City of Los Altos



Invites Applications for the Position of



POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE



CLOSING DATE




5:00pm, Friday, June 13, 2014




SALARY: $6,439 - $7,826 monthly




POSITION:



Los Altos Police Officers are responsible for providing general law enforcement and public service duties. In that capacity, officers serve in traffic, patrol and community-oriented policing assignments. Specialty assignments include criminal investigations, narcotics, auto theft, School Resource Officer, motorcycle traffic enforcement, SWAT, hostage negotiations, tactical response and canine officer positions.



Entry-level police officer new hires will be sent to a POST-approved academy. All new officers who have graduated from a POST-approved academy or have POST certification will immediately enter the field-training program. The City of Los Altos will be giving preference to Lateral Police Officer applications.






THE CITY AND COMMUNITY:



Los Altos is a full service City with a budget of approximately $39 million and a full-time staff of 130 employees. The Civic Center complex houses the City Hall, Youth Center, Police Station, Library, History Museum and Community Center. Los Altos, California (population 29,431) blends a distinctive community-oriented character with the proximity and influence of the Bay Area’s cultural, recreational and business attractions. With its picturesque neighborhoods, downtown village and highly-rated schools, Los Altos is one of the premier residential communities on the San Francisco Peninsula and a very desirable place to live, work and raise a family. It is located 40 miles from San Francisco, just south of Palo Alto and minutes from the heart of Silicon Valley.




EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:



The City of Los Altos is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. If you are a qualified individual with a disability as defined by the ADA/FEHA and you need reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, you must notify the Human Resources Division at time of application. Pursuant to ADA/FEHA regulations, official documentation to support your request may be required.




THE ORGANIZATION:



The Los Altos Police Department is a progressive organization consisting of 30 sworn officers and 16 non-sworn personnel dedicated to providing a high level of service to the community. The department is committed to the concept of community-oriented policing and continually strives for excellence, taking pride in themselves, the community they serve and their dedication to making a positive contribution to the field of law enforcement.






MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:





  • Must be at least 21 years of age


  • Possess and maintain a valid California driver license


  • High school graduate or equivalent


  • U.S. Citizenship


  • Successfully complete the California P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) with a "T-score” of 50 or higher.


  • Successfully pass the California P.O.S.T. physical agility test known as the Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) with a score of 320 or higher.


  • Successfully complete the 1.5 mile run in 14 minutes or less.


  • Provide verification of the following test results: PELLETB and WSTB. Verification must be on the agency letterhead where the test was administered and include the test results. The test must have been completed within 1 year of the application date.



PELLETB and WSTB test results can be attached to your application or emailed directly to pstanhope@losaltosca.gov.



Ideal Candidate:


ClosingDate:Fri, 13 Jun 2014 5:00 PM PST
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34795

 

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